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S.A. Miller

S.A. Miller reports from Capitol Hill on politics, policy and political campaigns for The Washington Times. He can be contacted at smiller@washingtontimes.com.

Articles by S.A. Miller

Republican presidential candidate Carly Fiorina, the former Hewlett-Packard chief executive, gestures during her address at an N.H. High Tech Council event in Manchester, N.H., Friday, May 8, 2015. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

Carly Fiorina breaks with GOP on trade deal

Carly Fiorina on Sunday voiced opposition to giving President Obama the authority to fast track a massive trade deal with Pacific Rim countries. Published May 10, 2015

Former U.S. Labor Secretary Robert Reich and MoveOn.org Civic Action launched a series of web videos in an interactive online campaign to test out ideas from the liberal agenda, starting with videos promoting a $15 minimum "living wage" and other laws to help working families.

Liberal agenda gets remade as web video

Former U.S. Labor Secretary Robert Reich and MoveOn.org Civic Action launched a series of web videos in an interactive online campaign to test out ideas from the liberal agenda, staring with videos promoting a $15 minimum "living wage" and other laws to help working families. Published May 7, 2015

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton held a small-business roundtable Wednesday in Des Moines, Iowa, as part of her effort to show her more personal side, even as she eased away from President Obama's policies. (Associated Press) ** FILE **

Hillary Clinton tops with Iowa Democrats: poll

The scandals over her email and foreign donations to the family charity hasn't put a dent in Hillary Clinton's popularity with Iowa Democrats, a new poll shows. Published May 7, 2015

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton has released a bold immigration agenda that has activists and even the White House questioning just how much action she could take within the law if she becomes the nation's chief executive. (Associated Press)

Hillary Clinton's bold promises stun immigration advocates, baffle Obama

Hillary Rodham Clinton's campaign pledge to give pro-immigration activists almost everything they want -- including expanding President Obama's deportation amnesty to more illegal immigrants -- wowed activists but also left them wondering whether she was merely pandering to Hispanic voters. Published May 6, 2015

Bernie Sanders struggles to gain foothold early in presidential race

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernard Sanders tested out his stump speech at a town hall meeting Tuesday, receiving enthusiastic applause and a standing ovation from the crowd with his calls to tax the rich and expand the federal safety net and benefits for other Americans — but most voters won't hear about it. Published May 5, 2015

Former President Bill Clinton gestures while wearing a bracelet given to him by the pupils, as he and Chelsea Clinton talk about their foundation's "No Ceilings" project about the participation of women and girls globally, at the Farasi Lane Primary School in Nairobi, Kenya Friday, May 1, 2015. Former President Bill Clinton and daughter Chelsea Clinton are in the East African nation of Kenya as part of a wider tour of projects run by the family's Clinton Foundation. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis)

Bill Clinton: 'There's one set of rules for us and another set for everybody else'

Former President Bill Clinton is defending the millions of dollars in foreign money that flowed into the Clinton Foundation and are creating issues for his wife's 2016 presidential bid, telling NBC News' Cynthia McFadden the charity has never done anything "knowingly inappropriate" and that his family gets held to a higher standard than others. Published May 4, 2015

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton. (Associated Press) ** FILE **

Hillary Clinton pushed left as Bernie Sanders' socialist ideas resonate in Iowa

The liberal agenda that Sen. Bernard Sanders' presidential run helped push to the forefront has proved popular with Democratic voters even in the old farm towns of Iowa, where party officials say the pressure is increasing on Hillary Rodham Clinton to move left to compete in the first-in-the-nation caucuses. Published May 3, 2015

New York Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton speaks about her campaign for the 2008 presidency after being endorsed by Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley, left, at City Dock in Annapolis, Md., on Wednesday, May 9, 2007. (AP Photo/Kathleen Lange)

O'Malley's attacks on Hillary blunted as riots put him on race-relations defensive

Former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley is laboring to shore up support among African-Americans and liberal voters after the Baltimore riots cast a shadow over his record on race relations during 15 years running the city and the state — a record he'd hoped would be the center of a White House bid. Published April 29, 2015

Hillary Clinton doubles down on racial justice in first campaign address

Hillary Rodham Clinton on Wednesday demanded sweeping criminal justice reforms to end a "pattern" of black men being killed by police and black communities being subjugated by poverty, as the Baltimore riots pushed race relations to the forefront of her presidential campaign. Published April 29, 2015

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. (Associated Press)

Hillary's Gender Gap: Men increasingly distrust her after scandal

A gender gap has already emerged in the 2016 presidential contest with Hillary Rodham Clinton in the mix, and one of the biggest chasms between men and women is on the question of whether the former secretary of state can be trusted. Published April 27, 2015